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by Viren Kapadia

“Big data” is a buzzword these days, and it affects our work in eLearning. However, big data’s scattered presence makes it difficult for L&D organizations to use it in the right way. Here are some ways that big data can add tremendous value to learning!

Spotlight   |   June 8, 2016
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by David James

Business today is more complex, unpredictable, and fast-paced than ever. For people to thrive and perform at pace, they need the support of faster, more agile, and digitally equipped learning and development (L&D). L&D organizations not meeting these new requirements risk disintermediation and becoming redundant. Your next action must be to change your L&D business model—here’s how!

Feature   |   June 6, 2016
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by Art Werkenthin

The ADL cmi5 committee has posted the Quartz version of the cmi5 specification to GitHub! If you don’t know what the cmi5 specification is, why it is important to your learning ecosystem, and how to find out more about it, you really need to read this announcement. And even if you do know about cmi5, you still need this information!

News   |   June 1, 2016
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by JD Dillon

Video (and film before it) has been part of the resource set for learning and development for decades, and it’s now easier to use than ever. Here are four ideas for how you can use video to support workplace learning and performance—along with a few examples!

Feature   |   May 30, 2016
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by JD Dillon

Does everyone in your organization value learning as much as you do? If they don’t, what can you do to help others see the value of workplace learning? And just as important, how can you understand the day-to-day lives of the people you support and provide resources that fit? Here are five tips to balance learning strategy and business context.

Column   |   May 17, 2016
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by Chad Udell

Nine years ago, the iPhone entered the scene and became the disruptor to end all disrupters, even though most people still just used it as a phone. Are you engaged in any discussions about the utility and usefulness of the mobile learning you produce? And what is “mobile learning”? Never mind the minor details—is what you create indispensable?

Feature   |   May 9, 2016
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by John Parsons

Online video has been available since the late 1990s, but we are still discovering new ways to use it in training. On top of that, there are myths and misconceptions about the best way to deliver instructional video content. Here are seven common myths, and suggestions that will help you see past them.

Feature   |   May 2, 2016
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by Kat Gore

The eLearning Guild has released a complimentary white paper, Harnessing the Mobile Storm: The Power and Potential of Mobile Learning. This white paper paints a colorful picture of the power and potential of the mobile storm now reaching the shores of most learning and development groups.

Spotlight   |   April 28, 2016
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by Sharon Vipond

Mobile learning (mLearning) is a topic that continues to grow and evolve. Today, mobile is ubiquitous, seeming to pervade every aspect of life and business. In The eLearning Guild’s latest eBook, managers and practitioners with strong hands-on experience in mobile learning development present their best thinking on five fundamental questions about how to realize the benefits of mLearning.

Spotlight   |   April 27, 2016
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by Michael Hruska

Affordances of mobile, social, and emerging specifications like the Experience API (and others) are positioning a revolutionary learning ecosystem that offers individuals help in navigating all those possibilities. We are now on the cusp of realizing the value and potential of this development. Here is a look at the path ahead to that outcome.

Feature   |   April 25, 2016
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